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March 17, 2010 – Caldwell and Jorgenson Attempt to Free El Cap’s Hardest Route

This past fall Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgenson attempted to free a 900m line up El Capitan's southeast face.

March 17, 2010 – Caldwell and Jorgenson Attempt to Free El Cap’s Hardest Route

This past fall Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgenson attempted to free a 900m line up El Capitan’s southeast face. The route links sections of the Dawn Wall and Mescalito and is likely the hardest attempted big wall free climb in the world. The following two-part video explores the challenges of trying to free this incredible big wall route. Part One and Part Two.